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24 September 2014
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Tim Brooke-Taylor
BIOGRAPHY: Tim Brooke-Taylor
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A man of many talents
Tim was born in Buxton, Derbyshire, and studied at various schools in Buxton and Winchester before beginning an Economics and Law degree course at Cambridge University. In 1963, he became President of Footlights, the revue club in which he wrote and performed with Bill Oddie, Graeme Garden, John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Eric Idle, Jonathan Lynn and others. He toured extensively with the revue, Cambridge Circus, before moving into television.

Tim on Telly
Tim's television credits include On The Braden Beat, The Frost Programme (as editor), At Last the 1948 Show, Me and My Girl and, of course, The Goodies.

From stage to page
Tim has also enjoyed considerable success on the stage and has written three books, Rule Britannia, Tim Brooke-Taylor's Cricket Box and Tim Brooke-Taylor's Golf Bag, as well as contributing to The Little Book of Mornington Crescent and The Almost Totally Complete I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue.

An ISIHAC regular
Since its inaugural broadcast in 1972, Tim has been a regular panellist on I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue. He also made the four-part series Tim's Comedy Links.

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